This year’s median wait is almost three times longer than the wait recorded in the first national survey in 1993.
health care wait times
December 19, 2022 10:13AM
December 8, 2022 1:00AM
September 9, 2022 8:34AM
Canada ranked last on the timeliness of both specialist and elective surgical care.
July 13, 2022 12:00PM
In 2021, the median wait in Alberta between seeing a general practitioner and receiving treatment was 32.1 weeks.
April 27, 2022 9:55AM
Canadians could expect a median wait time of 49.2 weeks for neurosurgery.
March 9, 2022 1:20PM
Albertans waited 32.1 weeks for medically necessary treatment—6.5 weeks longer than the Canadian average.
December 16, 2021 9:39AM
In 2021, Canadians could expect to wait 25.6 weeks (on average) between referral to treatment.
September 8, 2021 1:09PM
The province's MRI wait time was longer than the national average.
August 27, 2021 8:07AM
Since 1999, the provincial government increased health-care spending by more than 78 per cent.
August 12, 2021 9:06AM
Canada ranked last on timely access to specialist consultations and elective/non-emergency surgery.